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Holidays

2016 Holiday List

The following days will be observed as American and Bahamian Holidays during the year 2016:

DATE AND DAY AMERICAN HOLIDAY BAHAMIAN HOLIDAY
1 January 2016 (Fri.) New Year’s Day  New Year’s Day
11 January 2016 (Mon.) Majority Rule Day
18 January 2016 (Mon.) Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday  
15 February 2016 (Mon.) Washington’s Birthday  
25 March 2016 (Fri.)   Good Friday
28 March 2016 (Mon.)   Easter Monday
16 May 2016 (Mon.) Whit Monday
30 May 2016 (Mon.) Memorial Day
3 June 2016 (Fri.) Randol Fawkes Labour Day
4 July 2016 (Mon.) Independence Day
11 July 2016 (Mon.) Independence Day (observed)
1 August 2016 (Mon.)   Emancipation Day (observed)
5 September 2016 (Mon.) Labor Day
10 October 2016 (Mon.) Columbus Day National Heroes Day
11 November 2016 (Fri.) Veterans Day
24 November 2016 (Thur.)  Thanksgiving Day  
25 December 2016 (Fri.) Christmas Day *
26 December 2016 (Mon.)  Christmas Day Boxing Day *

* The Cabinet may decide at a later date to change the observance of these holidays.